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basse dance

BAHS-seh DOHNS-seh


A graceful, stately court dance of the early Renaissance (c.1400-1600) without the rapid steps and leaps of other dances of the era. This dance was the precursor of the pavane, the music to it was generally improvised over a cantus firmus.


Last Updated: 2016-05-18 20:47:42